UFC 197 Medical Suspensions Headlined By Interim Champ Jon Jones

Following this past Saturday’s UFC 197 event, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, a minimum of 10 fighters are facing a medical suspension of at least 6 months. Leading this pack is the newly crowned UFC Light Heavyweight Interim champion Jon Jones, who will be required to receive clearance from an orthopedic doctor, pending positive results of an x-ray to his left foot.

The full list of medical suspensions stemming from UFC 197 is as follows:

Jon Jones: Must have left foot x-rayed, if positive then requires clearance by an orthopedic doctor or no contest until 10/21

Ovince Saint Preux: Must have broken left ulna cleared by an orthopedic doctor or no contest until 10/21; minimum suspension no contest until 06/08, no contact until 05/24

Rafael Natal: Must have nasal fracture cleared by doctor or no contest until 10/21; minimum suspension no contest until 06/08, no contact until 05/24

Robert Whittaker: Must have right hand x-rayed, if positive then requires clearance by an orthopedic doctor or no contest until 10/21; minimum suspension no contest until 05/24, no contact until 05/15

Andre Fili: Must have left inferior orbital wall fracture cleared by oral, maxillofacial surgeon or ophthalmologist or no contest until 10/21; minimum suspension no contest until 06/08, no contact until 05/24

Sergio Pettis: Must have right hand x-rayed, if positive then requires clearance by an orthopedic doctor or no contest until 10/21

Danny Roberts: Must have left foot cleared by orthopedic doctor or no contest until 10/21; minimum suspension no contest until 06/08, no contact until 05/24

Glaico Franca: Must have ophthalmological exam; must also have nasal fracture cleared by doctor or no contest until 10/21; minimum suspension no contest until 06/23, no contact until 06/08

Cody East: Must have nasal fracture cleared by ENT doctor or no contest until 10/21; minimum suspension no contest until 06/08, no contact until 05/24

Walt Harris: Must have right hand x-rayed, if positive then requires clearance by an orthopedic doctor or no contest until 10/21; minimum suspension no contest until 05/24, no contact until 05/15

Henry Cejudo: Suspended until 06/08, no contact until 05/24

Clint Hester: Suspended until 06/08, no contact until 05/24

Anthony Pettis: Suspended until 05/24, no contact until 05/15 due to right eyebrow cut

Chris Kelades: Suspended until 05/24, no contact until 05/15 due to facial abrasions

Juliana Lima: Suspended until 05/24, no contact until 05/15

Dominique Steele: Needs yearly eye examination to follow possibility of glaucoma, due 03/22/17

 

Jasyn Zangari

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